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Conyers Dill & Pearman donate to Youth Ambassadors Programme

The Alex Panton Foundation (“APF”) kindly received sponsorship from Conyers Dill & Pearman for the Youth Ambassadors Programme (“YAP”). This CI$4,000 has been donated by Conyers in sole sponsorship of the Youth Ambassadors’ many initiatives and projects.

Conyers unveils new corporate branding

Conyers Dill & Pearman announced that the firm has moved to a new brand encompassing the single word ‘Conyers’. The new brand will apply to all parts of the firm’s business, including legal, professional and client services.

Conyers supports Little Grand Race team

Conyers Dill & Pearman is donating $5,000 to the “Dream Team” of Oskar Bjuroe, Jake Serpell and Louis Vagniez as they undertake the Little Grand Race 2019 to raise funds for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
An aerial view of the business area of downtown George Town, Grand Cayman

Mixed reactions to impact of economic substance legislation

Legislative changes proposed by the government in response to EU demands and other regulatory pressures will bring what appear to be significant changes for offshore companies that are tax resident in Cayman.

Conyers Client Services appoints senior VP

Conyers has appointed Jarladth Travers as senior vice president and head of Conyers FIG (Cayman) Limited.

Senior attorneys called to the bar

Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Alan Dickson and Cora Miller have been called to the bar of the Cayman Islands.

Business in brief: Cayman Finance CEO defends Cayman at Offshore Alert conference

Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, participated in a panel at the 6th Annual Offshore Alert Europe Conference in London on Nov. 13 to discuss the recent illegal data hack and leak of personal financial information.

Business in brief: Caymanian students intern at Port Authority

This summer, the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands provided seven university students and two high school students with firsthand experience in various operations of the port.

Business in brief: Harneys appoints two new litigation partners in Cayman

Madeleine Heal and Nick Hoffman have joined Harneys’ Cayman Islands litigation practice as partners.

Conyers articled clerk called to Bar

Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Jordan McErlean, who was called to Bar of the Cayman Islands last month, has been appointed an associate in the law firm’s Litigation and Restructuring department.

Business in brief: Logic partners with IMPACT17

Logic partners with IMPACT17; Monetary Authority launches online fee payment module; Conyers welcomes new corporate associate; Maples group sponsors CRS 101 event; Logic branch closes for renovations; and Seminar provides training for CIMA inspections;.

CUC closes first $40 million tranche of private placement

CUC closed a first US$40 million tranche of a US$60 million private placement. The $40 million senior unsecured note pays 3.9 percent and comes due Nov. 25, 2031. It will be followed by a second tranche of a $20 million, 4.64 percent senior unsecured note, scheduled to close in May. The second note comes due Nov. 25, 2048.

Festival of Seas chooses nautical theme

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s annual Festival of Seas, a celebration of the extensive research and education work the organization undertakes, is set for Dec. 3 at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, boosted by the support of a local law firm and with the theme “Mermaids and Sailors.”

Business in brief: Workshop held on culture/heritage policy

Members of the committee that is leading work to create the Cayman Islands’ first National Cultural and Heritage Policy and Plan.

Law firm helps Caring Cousins in Brac

A recent appeal from the National Council of Voluntary Organisations was answered through a kind donation from Conyers Dill & Pearman to the Caring Cousins Lunch Support Program in Cayman Brac.

St. Ignatius students excel in inter-schools debates

High school students Naomi Harris and Finley McDougall from St. Ignatius Catholic School won the inaugural Conyers Inter-Schools Debate Tournament last week in a tightly contested event.

Cayman Finance holds inaugural members briefing

Cayman Finance held its first members briefing last week to outline its plans for 2016 and to demonstrate its value to the financial services industry.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

First special economic zone company listed on LSE

United Cacao Limited SEZC is the first business in Cayman’s special economic zone to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Halloween 7s will be annual treat

Teams are already lining up for next year's tournament following the success of the inaugural Halloween Women’s 7s.

Zolfo Cooper and GCM socially have the best touch

The 2014 Corporate Summer Touch Rugby League is now two-thirds of the way through the season and in the Social Division two teams are dominating.

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Business in brief

A roundup of happenings in the lcoal business world.

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Business in brief for the Cayman Islands January 14, 2014.

Ritz-Carlton owners and developer Ryan settle litigation

Two lawsuits filed in 2012 by the former secured lender and now owner of the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman against the resort’s developer Michael Ryan and related companies have been settled.

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Business in brief.

France blacklists ‘tax havens’

France has updated its official list of jurisdictions it considers uncooperative tax havens with regard to transparency and information exchange in tax matters.

Constitutional silk on minister’s legal team

Cayman's former constitutional expert may end up arguing against his own work in the Tara Rivers election case.

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Business in brief.

Online poll: Tara Rivers sentiment split

The public response to the courtroom dilemma of Tara Rivers indicates mixed sentiment as voters divide almost evenly in support of her election, flawed or not, and the offficial challenge to that victory.

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Rivers court seeks affidavit, return of election papers

The Grand Court has ordered West Bay MLA Tara Rivers to detail in an affidavit her work, travel and residency history in anticipation of a 17 July hearing deciding her elegibility in Cayman's late-May elections.

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Rivers goes silent on allegations

Education Minister Tara Rivers has declined to answer increasingly critical questions regarding her qualifications to contest May’s national polls, her prospective service in the Legislative Assembly and her appointment to Cabinet.

Red Cross can’t resist joining in

The Red Cross is no stranger to the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, having performed an active volunteer role for many years at the event and being on the receiving end of funds raised by individuals who have run the race in support of the organisation.

Conyers top Pony ranks

Conyers Dill Pearman overcame a strong HSBC squad to win 10-7 and remain undefeated and 5-0 in the Pony Division.

Tara Rivers independent for WB

Tara Rivers has announced her candidacy for West Bay in the 2013 general election in the Cayman Islands.

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Records will tumble for big race

All eyes are focused on Cayman’s biggest sporting event this weekend.

Ten out of 10 for...

It is the tenth year of the staging of the Cayman Intertrust Marathon, which runs this weekend. And it promises to be the biggest and best organised so far.

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Keep roads safe for big race

Runners of all shapes and sizes, ages and fitness levels will be active this weekend for the biggest road race of the year.

Primed for the tenth staging of big race fun

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon has become one of the most popular and respected 26.2 mile runs in the Caribbean and when it is staged this Sunday will attract 1,200 runners in total, quite an impressive figure considering it is only 10 years old.

Louane shows her humane side

Completing a full marathon is a fantastic accomplishment in itself - indeed something to boast about - but for some people competing in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon their achievement will be shared with some very special organisations.

Time is running out to register

Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon are reminding people who have not yet registered for the marathon, half marathon, team relay and Kids Fun Run that the deadline for online registration is approaching and they should take advantage of the convenience of registering online as soon as possible.

Bush: Ritz purchase price ‘artificially low’

Premier Bush says the Ritz-Carlton hotel property was seriously undervalued during a 31 October auction.

Experts will advise on big run

Participants in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon will have one last opportunity to be motivated and inspired just hours before they take to the streets.

Ritz sells for US$177.5M

The Ritz's new owner says improvements are in store for the Grand Cayman resort.
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Ritz-Carlton hotel property sold at auction

In the highest-value real estate auction ever held in the Cayman Islands, the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman hotel property was sold Wednesday to an American private equity company.

Time is running out for discount

Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon have announced a new ‘perk’ for runners who register early, specifically by Friday 9 November which incidentally is the last day before registration fees increase.

Diabetes group had sweet time

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon has truly become an internationally renowned event.

Staso gets kids fitter

Kids at the Caymam Marathon are likely to perform better than ever thanks to a fitness guru who has been helping them prepare.

Long walk is more fun than pain

The Cayman Islands Marathon is approaching and it’s not just runners who can join in the biggest event of the sporting calendar.

Law Society elects new president

Alasdair Robertson succeeds Charles Jennings as president of the Cayman Islands Law Society.

Conyers kick in to back Purple

Purple Dragon Martial arts school is grateful to law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman (Cayman) Ltd. who have invested in the Purple Dragon Martial Arts scholarship programme to fund a deserving student for one year of instruction at the facility.

They make the long run easier

Cayman’s biggest sporting event is approaching but the number of volunteers looks like falling way short at this stage.

Back up support is fully running

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half-Marathon and Four-Person Relay is only nine weeks away and there are a number of fitness centres on island who are stepping up and offering their services to help both novice and veteran runners train for the event and achieve their personal goals.

Backing the marathon is Bliss

The popularity of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon continues to increase not only with runners but also with the corporate community who is seeing the value of the event and reaching out to the organisers about getting involved in the race in some way.

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Boston’s buzz for Cayman grows

After reaching the magic 1,000-runner mark in the 2011 event, organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon are hitting the pavement hard once again to promote this year’s race overseas, most recently at the world renowned Boston Marathon which is the globe’s oldest 26.2 mile run and in its 116th year.

Replacements set for Cayman Constitutional Commission

Cayman's Constitutional Commission gets a couple new high-profile members.

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Business in brief.

Cayman Islands Chapter of INSOL launched

Recovery and insolvency practitioners in the Cayman Islands have launched the Cayman Chapter of INSOL, the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals.

Foundation begins healthcare awareness campaign

The Caring for Life Foundation, which was created to raise funds for better healthcare in the Cayman Islands, announced the launch of a multi-faceted campaign to ‘Multiply the Love’ by reaching out to the community through several new initiatives.

Jingle all the way

Local runners will get into the Christmas spirit on Sunday with the Jingle Bell Run.

Jingle Bell not just fun but also helps crisis victims

Each December many people lament the commercialisation of the holiday season and long for opportunities to participate in meaningful celebrations and activities.

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Business in brief.

Willow House on the rise

Construction is well underway on the fifth phase of the Cricket Square development on Elgin Avenue, with a projected completion date of the third quarter of 2012.

Conyers hails grad’s honours

Conyers Dill and Pearman congratulate Erik Bodden

Community cleans up Cayman

More companies participate in Earth Day.

Conyers sponsors Washington trip

Conyers Dill & Pearman has donated CI$2,675 to sponsor talented student Ruth-Beth Jackson in her visit to The White House in Washington DC, where she will attend the 2011 Global Young Leaders Conference as a Student Ambassador this summer.

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